Joplin Little Theatre Spotlight for February 2022

Joplin Little Theatre (JLT) has several shows coming up for the month of February as well as opportunities to get involved with Joplin’s local theater scene. Find all the details for their events below.

JLT Presents All You Need is Love

Sponsored by the Dawson heritage Foundation and the Pinocchio School of Dance, this is JLT’s 7th biennial valentine concert featuring hit songs by the Beatles. The overture will be performed by Joplin High School’s Strolling Strings and the show will be directed by Carolyn McGowan in memory of Annie Clarkson.

Performance dates include Saturday, February 12 at 6:30 pm and Sunday, February 13 at 2:30 pm. To order tickets, please call the Joplin Little Theatre at 417.623.3638.

Please note that masks are required for those in attendance.

JLT Presents Man of La Mancha

This funny musical is based on the book by Dale Wasserman with music by Mitch Leigh and lyrics by Joe Darion. It follows a mad, but kind and chivalrous, elderly nobleman named Don Quixote, who, aided by his squire Sancho Panza, fights windmills that are seen as dragons to save his fair lady, Dulcinea.

The original 1965 Broadway production ran for 2,328 performances, won five Tony Awards, and has been revived four times, becoming one of the most enduring works of musical theatre.

This performance will be directed by Gary Roney and Shannon Wendt. Performance dates include March 23 through 26 at 7:30 pm and March 27 at 2:30 pm.

To purchase tickets, please contact the box office at 417.623.3638.

Interested in Becoming Part of JLT?

If you’re interested in signing up to be involved with JLT, now is your chance! They are seeking ushers, house managers, and box office helpers.

Those interested should call JLT at 417.623.3638 for more information and to sign up.

Contacting Us

The JLT office has returned to regular office hours: Monday through Thursday, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. If no one answers the phone, please leave a message and your call will be returned.


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